Deal With

How to Conjugate Deal With

  • Infinitive: Deal With
  • Present Tense: Deal With/ Deals With
  • -ing Form: Dealing With
  • Past Tense: Dealt With
  • Past Participle: Dealt With
Deal With is a non-separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Deal With:

1. When you do everything you must do to solve a problem or complete.

Examples: Now that Dana’s sister is here to help with the children, she’s got one less problem to deal with.
The detective confirmed that the kids vandalized the school. Now he has to deal with telling their parents.

2. The subject of an article, book, curriculum, speech, film, etc.

Examples: TED talks are supposed to deal with Technology, Entertainment and Design.
“Fast & Furious 6” deals with a cop getting help from criminals to catch a global criminal.

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